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SubjectRe: MTRR setup failure on Fujitsu Lifebook S761
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On Fri, 2011-08-26 at 15:24 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 08/26/2011 02:29 PM, Suresh Siddha wrote:
> > On Fri, 2011-08-26 at 12:01 -0700, Tony Vroon wrote:
> >> On Fri, 2011-08-26 at 09:37 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> >>> Hm, I don't see any evidence of the MTRR sanitizer running at all...
> >>
> >> It is almost as if it failed to find an optimal configuration; does that
> >> error path not print anything?
> >
> > MTRR cleanup bails out in mtrr_need_cleanup() if it finds any entry
> > other than WB or UC. And the first entry you had was write-protect.
>
> WP for the BIOS is becoming reasonably common; we need to handle that.

Agree. Ideally in this case PAT should have helped. There must be some
other hidden issue that I am trying to understand.

We should address the WP issue nevertheless.

thanks,
suresh



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